CVSS 3.1 Score 7.8 of 10 (high)


Published Feb 15, 2024
Updated: Mar 1, 2024
CWE ID 787


CVE-2024-20728 is an out-of-bounds write vulnerability affecting Acrobat Reader versions 20.005.30539, 23.008.20470, and earlier. This vulnerability could lead to arbitrary code execution within the current user's context. Exploiting this issue requires user interaction by opening a malicious file. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of HIGH (7.8) with a CVSS vector score of CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H. It poses a potential danger to organizations as it could allow attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected systems, potentially compromising confidentiality, integrity, and availability of data. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update their Acrobat Reader software to the latest version available from Adobe's official website or through automatic updates.

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